Chifa Class at 18 Reasons

Chifa cooking class at 18 Reasons

Chifa cooking class at 18 Reasons

Lima’s Chinatown is one of the oldest in the America’s and thanks to Chinese immigrants that arrived in Peru 150 years ago, a new cuisine was born — Chifa, or Chinese-Peruvian food. Some recipes are traditional, and others are a fusion, but all of them are well loved and have made Chifas very popular all over Peru. For my family, Chifas have always been where we go to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or special occasion with a family style feast. In this hands-on cooking class you will prepare three Chifa dishes, and enjoy them in a sit-down family style meal.

Recipes for Chifa Class on January 21, 2016

Sopa Wantan — traditional soup with pork dumplings

Arroz Chaufa — stir fried rice with chicken

Sudado de Pescado Chifa — Chifa style whole steamed fish

This class is taught by Nico, Peruvian chef, Pisco mixologist, and founder of Pisco Trail. Born in Peru and based in San Francisco, CA, Nico has enjoyed dining at Chifas all his life and is thrilled to share some of his favorite recipes with you in this class. Visit for recipes, cocktails, and a calendar of upcoming pop-up dinners and classes.